ERIC Number: ED400088
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Grandloving: Making Memories with Your Grandchildren.
Johnson, Sue; Carlson, Julie
Drawing from the experiences of two early childhood educators, this book offers hundreds of fun and inexpensive ideas for grandparents to use in making memories with their grandchildren. Tips are geared for each stage of child development and include ways to grandparent, from next door or across many miles. The book contains anecdotes on grandparenting from over 300 grandparents, parents, and grandchildren world wide. The introduction examines some of the joys of grandparenting and is followed by a section on how best to use the book. The chapters of the book are: (1) "Nine Months and Counting"; (2) The Postpartum Visit"; (3) "Love Across the Miles"; (4) "When Your Grandchild Comes to Visit"; (5) "Visiting Your Grandchild"; (6) "Heartfelt Holidays and Family Traditions"; (7)"More Mailbox Treasures"; and (8) "Our Favorite Resources," containing annotated listings of: 45 picture books that feature grandparents; 74 children's books and 27 activity books; 5 videos; travel guides, magazines, newsletters, and TV programs for grandparents. (AMC)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Child Development, Childrens Literature, Creative Activities, Family Life, Family Relationship, Grandchildren, Grandparents, Holidays, Infants, Learning Activities, Picture Books, Recipes (Food), Young Children
Fairview Press, 2450 Riversite Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55454 ($14.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
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